Zserbo Szelet (Gerbeaud Slice)

Hungary is known for their pretty and amazing layer cakes, and I love all of them, to be honest! hahaha

One of the famous layer cakes from Hungary are these super good Zserbo Szelet which translated to Gerbeaud Squares, which is rather a slice than a square though!

Dough:

450 g flour

200 g margarine/butter

50 g sugar

1 yolk

a pinch of salt

100 ml kefir

Mix everything and knead, then divide into 3 equal portions

Filling:

300 g jam of your choice

200 g ground walnut

100 g sugar

Glaze:

200 g bittersweet chocolate

Line a rectangular pan with parchment paper

Roll flat one dough then place on the pan

Spread jam covering dough then sprinkle mixture of walnut and sugar covering jam

Roll flat another dough and place on the pan covering walnut mixture

Spread dough with jam again then sprinkle with walnut mixture

Roll flat last dough and bake at preheated 350 F for 25-30 minutes

Cool before glazing

Melt chocolate on microwave and spread evenly on cooled cake.

Let chocolate harden before slicing

Enjoy 🙂

Zserbo Szelet

The Famous Gerbeaud Squares/Slice

Ingredients

Dough

  • 450 g flour
  • 200 g margarine/butter
  • 50 g sugar
  • 1 yolk
  • a pinch of salt
  • 100 ml kefir

Filling

  • 300 g jam of your choice
  • 200 g ground walnut
  • 100 g sugar

Glaze

  • 200 g bittersweet chocolate

Instructions

Dough

  • Mix everything and knead, then divide into 3 equal portions
  • Line a rectangular pan with parchment paper
  • Roll flat one dough then place on the pan
  • Spread jam covering dough then sprinkle mixture of walnut and sugar covering jam
  • Roll flat another dough and place on the pan covering walnut mixture
  • Spread dough with jam again then sprinkle with walnut mixture
  • Roll flat last dough and bake at preheated 350 F for 25-30 minutes
  • Cool before glazing

Glaze

  • Melt chocolate on microwave and spread evenly on cooled cake.
  • Let chocolate harden before slicing
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